Copyright and Licenses Web

By Teddy Elbert


A collection of rights given to the creator of a piece of work.

Public Domain

It's the content that the copyright has expired so it can be used by the public. It has to be made with money or donated.

Some examples are classic literature because the copyright has expired.


Copyrighted work that you can give away for free.

Examples: Safari or net explorer.


A program that is copied and distributed legally

Examples: classic literature.

All Rights Reserved

Only allows the purchaser to use the software according to the details in the licensing agreement.

Example: Microsoft word

Open Source

Software that includes the source code with the idea that someone can improve it

Example: Firefox, Crome